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Unlikely war hero talks about time as a spy

BARBARA RUSSEK | Special to Jewish News | Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:20 am

Any recounting of the life of Marthe Cohn – a French, Jewish spy in Germany during the Holocaust – revolves around numbers: At age 24, she said yes to an assignment spying for French Intelligence. In 2002, she co-authored a book with Wendy Holden on her wartime experiences titled “Behind Enemy Lines,” which is available on Amazon. This living legend – 4’9” tall – will turn 97 in April.

But the most important number in Marthe Cohn’s life is the number one – the power of one courageous woman who helped put an end to war in a world gone mad.

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